Last Updated: Wednesday, 14 October 2015 09:13
Ecole Viscount Alexander/Pembina Trails School Division, in partnership with the Canadian Space Society - Winnipeg Chapter (CSS-W) will host a space-themed event to commemorate World Space Week 2015 (4 - 10 October).
When: 8 October, 6-9pm
Where: Ecole Viscount Alexander, 810 Waterford Avenue, Winnipeg
Who: Public - we have a capacity for 100 participants; children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
How: Admission is one non-perishable food item per person, which will be donated to local Food Bank
5:45pm - Doors open
6:00pm - Welcome remarks
6:05pm - Presentation by Dr Witold Kinsner on the Space Institute for Students
6:20pm - Presentation by Mr Khal Shariff on the Star Rangers, Mission: Space
6:35pm - Quick concession break
6:40pm - Movie Start - "The Right Stuff"
7:45pm - Intermission
7:55pm - Movie resumes
8:xxpm - Movie ends
9:00pm - Guests depart
Last Updated: Tuesday, 22 September 2015 19:31
The ROM, in partnership with the University of Toronto, is opening its doors to game developers for the third (and FINAL) annual ROM Game Jam. During the first weekend of October (Oct 2-4), 100 developers will spend three days inside the ROM creating games that animate its exhibitions. This year's theme? Space Rocks!
YOU can join in the fun! During selected times, the crystal fortress that the developers will be working in will be open to the public.
Walk on the Moon. Touch space rocks. Play ROM Game Jam video games. ROM scientists will be on hand to answer your questions!
- Location: 4th floor Roloff Beny Gallery (aka crystal fortress)
- Open to public
We’ll also have a special presentation on “Space Rocks” open to the public by Dr. Kim Tait, ROM Curator of Minerology and Marianne Mader, ROM Managing Director, Centres for Earth & Space and Fossils & Evolution.
- Friday, October 2 6 – 6:30 pm in the Eaton Theatre